Powerboat registrations up 4.4 percent for November

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The National Marine Manufacturers Association today reported that its preliminary data for November 2018 showed registrations of new powerboats were up 4.4 percent on a rolling 12-month year-over-year (R12M YOY) basis. The NMMA reported that registrations of new powerboats increased for all segments on a rolling 12-month YOY basis through November.

The strongest category was towboats, which rose 10.3 percent on YOY R12M basis, followed by personal watercraft (up 8.4 percent) and pontoon boats (up 5 percent). The data reported that PWC saw the highest rolling 3-month YOY growth rate ending in November (up 22.2 percent), followed by tow boats (up 7.6 percent) and saltwater fishing boats (up 6.5 percent).


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